Dawe, Gerald

Gerald Dawe
Gerald Dawe. Photo Amelia Stein. Image source gallerypress.com

Gerald Dawe was born in Belfast in 1952.

His poetry collections are Sheltering Places (1978); The Lundys Letter (Loughcrew, The Gallery Press, 1987), for which he was awarded the Macauley Fellowship in Literature; Sunday School (The Gallery Press, 1991); Heart of Hearts (The Gallery Press, 1995); The Morning Train (The Gallery Press, 1999) Lake Geneva (The Gallery Press, 2003); Points West (The Gallery Press, 2008); Country Music: Uncollected Poems 1974 – 1989: Starling Press (2009); and Selected Poems (The Gallery Press, 2012).

Amongst his other publications are The Proper Word: Collected Criticism (Omaha, Creighton University Press, 2007); the memoir My Mother City (Belfast, Lagan Press, 2008); Catching the Light: Views and Interviews (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2008); and The World as Province: Selected Prose 1980-2008 (Belfast, Lagan Press, 2009).

He has also edited and co-edited several books.

He is a Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin, where he teaches English.

He lives in Dublin.


Gerald Dawe’s website

Gerald Dawe at The Gallery Press

Gerald Dawe at The National Library of Ireland

Dublin: UNESCO City of Literature / Gerald Dawe

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